Nintendo Switch Firmware Updated to Version 11.0.0 – My Nintendo News

Nintendo Switch firmware updates occur almost every month. However, the last major update was released in April. Since then, Nintendo’s firmware updates have been small, fixing bugs and “improving general system stability.” As of tonight, that has changed.

Nintendo has released a major update to the Nintendo Switch firmware to version 11.0.0. This update adds Nintendo Switch Online to the home menu, trend areas on user pages, and more. The official patch notes for the update have been released and are fully included below.

Nintendo Switch Online has been added to the home menu.

A new feature has been added to the Saved Data Cloud that automatically downloads backed up saved data.

  • If you use software that has the same Nintendo Account linked to multiple systems, the saved data backed up from one console will be automatically downloaded to the other system.
    * To use this feature[システム設定]>[データ管理]>[データクラウドの保存]Must be enabled in.
    * The saved data will not be downloaded automatically unless the saved data of the software exists in the console. Only for the first time, the user needs to manually download the saved data.
    * You must have a Nintendo Switch Online membership to use the Save Data Cloud service.

A new trend feature has been added to the user page.

  • Users can see what software their friends are playing and which software they have recently started playing.
    You won’t see information about your friends whose online status is set to be invisible to anyone.

Users can now transfer screenshots and videos from albums to smart devices.

  • Users can wirelessly connect their smart device to the Nintendo Switch to transfer screenshots and videos stored in albums.
  • For screenshots, the user can transfer up to 10 screenshots and 1 video capture at a time.
    * To connect, the user must use a smart device to scan the QR code displayed on the Nintendo Switch screen.
    For more information, please visit the Nintendo Support Site.
    * “QR code” is a registered trademark of Denso Wave Incorporated.

[システム設定]>[データ管理]>[スクリーンショットとビデオの管理]Has added a new copy function to your computer via a USB connection.

  • Users can connect the Nintendo Switch to their computer using a USB cable to copy screenshots and videos stored in the album.
    * USB charging cable [model HAC-010] Alternatively, you need a USB-IF certified USB cable that supports data transfer to connect to your computer.
    For more information, please visit the Nintendo Support Site.
    * Connecting via the Nintendo Switch dock is not supported. Connect your Nintendo Switch system directly to your computer.

If multiple downloads are in progress, the user can now choose the preferred download.

  • When downloading multiple software, updates, or downloadable content is in progress, users can now choose which one to download first.
  • This is done by selecting the first downloaded software icon in the home menu.[ダウンロードオプション]It can be set with.

A user icon has been added.

  • Twelve user icons have been added to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Super Mario Bros. series.

Users can now name preset button mappings using the button mapping modification feature.

Brazilian Portuguese has been added as a supported language.

  • When the user sets the region to Americas and the language to Portuguese, the home menu and the language used by certain software is displayed in Brazilian Portuguese.

Several issues have been fixed to improve usability and stability.


The Nintendo Switch firmware has been updated to version 11.0.0

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